Eva Greene and Josh Brolin in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson in 'Don Jon' (Relativity Media)

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Review: Inception

Christopher Nolan's 'Inception'
Christopher Nolan's 'Inception'

It’s a magical mystery tour, a mathematical print by M. C. Escher, a family drama, and a suspense thriller, all wrapped up in one huge, dazzling package. It’s Inception, and it may blow your mind.

Or it may not. Christopher Nolan’s follow-up to The Dark Knight is strikingly reminiscent of The Prestige, his follow-up to Batman Begins. Filled with puzzles, populated with good actors, and hiding much of its intellectual heft beneath its distracting surfaces (like the iceberg in Titanic), the movie is challenging but not revolutionary. It feels like an extended, exhilarating roller-coaster ride that slows now and again, allowing time to think about the distance that’s been covered, and to take a quick peek ahead.

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